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FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
at the bills of government in washington, d.c. and how it is making a lot of people very rich with your hard-earned money. we spent author peter sweitzer to our nation's capitol to take us inside america's biggest boom town. take a look. >> washington, d.c., the nation's capitol. the seat of federal power. increasingly a town that is is very rich. the local native american named the river platomic which means where goods are offloaded or where tribute is paid. today that tribute comes in the form of trillions of dollars of taxpayer money that floods into this city every year. well one out of every six americans worries about where their next meal is coming from, washington, d.c. has the highest rate of fine wine consumption in the united states. while one out of four americans has a mortgage that is under water seven of the 10 wealthiest counties in the united states are counties around this region washington, d.c. now has the highest per capita income in the entire united states. they just passed silicone valley. you are going to discover that washington, d.c. a down that used to be a towfn
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 8:00pm PST
limit is a sign of leadership failure, it's a sign that the u.s. government can't pay its own bills, it's a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government's reckless fiscal policies. leadership means that the buck stops here. instead, washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today on the backs of our children and grandchildren, therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase america's debt limit. in 2008, candidate obama blamed president bush and called the growing debt unpatriotic. >> number 43 added 4 trillion dollars by his lonesome so that we now have over 9 trillion dollars of debt that we are going to have to pay back, $30,000 for every man, woman and child, that's irresponsible. it's unpatriotic. >> mike: unpatriotic. 9 trillion dollars in debt 2008. we're 16 1/2 trillion dollars in debt today. all right. joining me now, former house speaker newt gingrich. mr. speaker, great having you with me tonight. [applause] >> good to be with you, governor. i must say that was a terrific lead-in and one i kind of wish the
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 3:00am PST
. the details are in, senator diane fine sign is laying out the plan. and guess who gets a pass? government officials, we report, you decide. >> tucker: it could be a super bowl, why they want to go no booze at all during the biggest game of the year. >> right. >> clayton: and plus we showed you the half court hero, the incredible shot tackled by lebron. >> and half court hooker, he probably enjoyed the hug by lebron. >> and now tackled by taxes, and make $75,000, see if he gets to keep any of it. >> "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> good morning, i hope you had a great weekend. >> clayton: yeah, ainsley earhart here, tucker carlson, ainsley fresh off the return to the gun range down there in texas. >> that was so fun. >> clayton: did you fire an a-47. >> no. >> were you nervous? >> i was down in katy, texas, offering free classes to teachers in the area. the class full of teachers and we interviewed why they were doing that and even though you're not allowed to take guns in flarms yet and hoping that does pass the state of texas. >> you looked great down there and we'll talk more a
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
yesterday with one reference to the deficit. if no debt limit is reached, however, the government could default on its obligations within weeks so watch that story. martha: well, this is an interesting one. pro golfer, phil mickelson, doing a little bit of backpedaling today saying he regrets the public comments he made on the issue of his taxes in california. mickelson said he may move out when he made the original comments, of the state, because all taxes combined end up to more than 60% tax rate. now he is telling fox news contributor jim gray, quote, finances and taxes are a personal matter and i should not have made a opinions of, on them public. i apologize to those who i have upset or insulted and i assure you i intend not to let it happen again. why would he feel the need to do that? stuart varney, joins me, anchor of "varney & company" on the fox business network. stuart, this is an interesting one. >> it really is. the left beat up on phil mickelson big-time because he complained about all the tax money he has now got to pay. specifically you had, basically the left is saying
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
that the government should not intrude on private family matters and women should be free to make their own choices about their bodies and healthcare. >> bret: thank you. what are your thoughts on roe v. wade anniversary? let me know on twitter. follow me. @bretbaier. deep freeze hit the midwest. waves of arctic air sweeping the region, causing schools to shut down. frigid temperatures expected to play a role in three deaths so far. some of the oldest areas registered get this, 36-degrees below zero. politics was everywhere during the inauguration. even in the music. we'll explain. even ragu users chose prego. prego?! but i've been buying ragu for years. [ thinking ] i wonderhat other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. [ sigh of relief ] excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
government panel. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening i'm bret baier. major setback today for president obama's effort to stack a key government board with like-minded people but without senate approval. chief white house correspondent ed hyperion a federal appeals court say nothing to the president. over picks for the national labor relations board. a ruling that could have big implications. >> reporter: as he rolled out dennis mcdonough, president obama hoping for a smooth start to the second term. instead, brushed back by a federal appeals court, rulings wherely he violated the constitution last year. >> it was just a huge massive overstep of executive power. unconstitutional power grab. >> it semis from dramatic election year showdown where the president bypassed the senate and put three picks on the national labor relations board, using the recess appointments on january 4, 2012. power the white house continues to defend vociferously today. >> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of practice by democratic and republican administrations. >>
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given the chance we can govern. >> molly henneberg is live in washington with more. >> trying to buoy his fellow conservatives. paul ryan said republicans and conservatives will need prudence to deal with president obama's second term. showing voters what the president's agenda looks like wasn't implemented. >> in the president's first term we argued against big government in theory. huz second term we will be arguing against big government in practice. it is no longer a 2,000 page bill now it is 13,000 pages of regulations and it is growing. it is being implemented. the law will restrict our ability to use flexible spending accounts. it will raise taxes on life saving medical devices. >> congressman ryan possibly a presidential contender in 2016 says republicans should be prepared for the president to try to quote de legitimize them. but he urged them to quote be smart. >> if we want to promote conservativism we need to use every tool at our disposal. sometimes we have to jeekt the president's proposal. that time might come
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
a warm place to see often thanks to the u.s. government. one man says his home is in disrepair. his name is steve chat ty, a roofer. he says he and his three other family members are living in a rented basement and for the time being, that's the best they can do, and they are grateful for that. when they talk about tent city, they say without it they couldn't have survived. here's what he said. >> this place is basically the best thing that ever happened to us after the storm. they been here since day one. they help everybody in the community, from food, drinks, down to diapers, and you name it. people relied on this place after the hurricane. >> now there is concern this snowstorm expected to arrive in a few hours could be difficult to cope with, especially here with these very fragile tents, and late not forget, winter continues for many more months. >> shepard: yes, it does, david lee, thanks for the work. look at this video crews in northeast massachusetts. icicles forming on their go. they have to watch where they step because water turns to ice quickly. here's how the arctic air sw
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the crossroads of constant fighting between rebels and government forces. >> well, gregg, back home now, illinois joining a growing list of states that will soon allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. governor pat quinn expected to sign the bill into law today. supporters say the proposal is a matter of public safety and facial recognition technology will help prevent fraud there are critics and those critics say that there have been hundreds of fraud cases, in fact, in the three other states that do allow undocumented immigrants to drive. those being new mexico, washington, and utah. the noncitizens will be able to obtain a three year temporary license and must also buy insurance. >> and some new developments in the gun control debate moving forward on multiple fronts. some senate democrats are pushing a sweeping assault weapons band. the vice president joe biden is championing universal background checks. this week, a senate which i hearing -- committee hearing testimony from the gabriel giffords. peter doocy reporting from washington. >> more than 157 kinds of military style assau
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm PST
. they go where the government said you can't protect yourself and it frustrates me. i have children in school. i work in sometimes in places where guns are not allow puts me in the position of flag rantly ignoring the law or oboying the law and putting myself at risk. right now the president and vice-president and senator feinstein are proposing we crack down on people who owns guns and capacities was magazines. you faced it first hand with your own family. tell me what you think of the proposals and what you think are helpful to people like you or if you think it is more advantageous to the criminal than people like you? they are a joke. the only thing that gun laws like that do is prevent people like me from being able to protect ourselves. they don't affect people who are bent on doing harm in any way, shape or form. i find it very frustrating when they use such a horrible event as what happened in connecticut to try to go after guns that frankly, this is another one of my frustrations, is that the so-called assault weapons you talk to the average person on the street. they think
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 10:00am PST
, house judiciary committee and former staff director of the house government reform committee. gentlemen, welcome back, wow, so this was a unanimous decision. i guess, congratulations to you, jay, are in order since you had a hand in this. i think a lot of our viewers know, nlrb adjudicate disputes between company and labor, explain the significance of this ruling. >> well, you actually said the significance at the beginning of your introduction to this issue and that is these decisions that have been made by the nlrb since the appointments and the president made, so-called recess appointments the three-judge panel has now ruled invalid from their inception, which means there was not a quorum of the nlrb and those decisions are null and void and of no effect. >> megyn: there's normally five members on the nlrb. >> yes. >> megyn: and he put three people on, two men and a woman and the courts as if they're not there the past year. >> the court said from the beginning, from the inception the appointments were basically unconstitutional and we represent the speaker, john boehner, in this cas
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
knot of corporations and big government and guys that economically cease from that we get to the heart of the problem. >> this is now the foundation. this is how things are done. >> right. >> very few people seem to be aware of it and that for them becomes wow, we have to really change the system. i think it will take a lot of pain before people wake up. >> i think you are right, sean. remember with the mainstream media at least with several members of the media they are part this of eco system. they live in washington, d.c. they like -- >> sean: they want access. they are out at the business and the parties. the very things we don't go to. you dragged me, you you and bright bart. breitbart. >> and i ran out of town as quick as i could. it has been a very informative hour. important stuff. good work. we will continue it and follow up in the days, weeks, months to come. >> peter thank you and steve thank you. and that is all the time we have left. i also want to thank all of you for watching. let not your heart be troubled. the news continues here on fox. and hope you have a great capti
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 10:00am PST
-123, not the government wing, but critics point out the technology is the same in both. the committee on foreign investment could block this deal, megyn. but historically that committee is very, very reluctant to do that. >> megyn: wow, all right, trace, thank you. >> reporter: yep. >> megyn: well, an outburst from the secretary of state yesterday in these hearings reigniting an old debate over the terror attack in libya. why does it matter she asks who killed the four in the consulate-- that's not what she asked, she asked why does it matter why they did it. up next we'll debate why and why it matters. and the u.s. membership is the lowest since the 30's in the union, we're hearing that could be some of the policies and that couldble the president that the unions help put in office. coming up. a viral video leads to an f.a.a. investigation. the stunt pilot is no stranger to airborne accidents. ♪ highway to the danger zone ♪ ♪ take it it right into the danger zone ♪ i'm up next, but now i'm sging the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltze
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
a health care problem. that leads me to conclude he thinks we ought to have more government-run health care and rationing. i don't think that is going to work. jon: let's get back to karl rove. karl, what about his thoughts on a president bent on conquest? >> i think it is accurate. i wrote about this in my "wall street journal" column last week. i thought it was interesting in the president's inaugural address he went out of his way to take a political slap at his defeated opponent in the election, mitt romney and then he went on to basically call republicans name-calling absolutist who are clowns. in order to make certain we got the point, his communication director had gone on television the day before we have neither a political system or a political opposition worthy of the opportunity america has, pretty harsh language. you see the second part of paul ryan's argument about the president's priorities. in the nature of the president's speech, the president's inaugural address was 2108 words. he devoted 19 words in one sentence to deficit reduction and followed with 155 woods in six sent
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
-electing me, forming a coalition government, though, in israel may be a difficult task, as the margin of victory was not what many thought. live pictures coming in now. let's listen to kriv in houston. >> reporter: let's listen to that. >> i was walking to my next class and... and then i saw... about three guys, just arguing. but i thought that you were just being loud and playing. after i passed by them, i just heard 5 to 10 shots, pop, pop, pop... and that's all. i thought somebody was knocking at the door with a hammer or something. but then i looked behind me, i saw about 50 people just running, crying and you know-- >>> we are going to leave that. you may have noticed, this is a live shot of a person in custody wearing what appears to be a blue sweater, in handcuffs. we saw the beginning of that shot, as he was being walked back toward the campus by police. now, obviously, we don't know why this particular person is in custody, but we know that they have been looking for people involved with this shooting. and there was the possibility of a second -- second gunman, this afternoon
FOX News
Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
government, you've got to stand up under difficult circumstances. susan rice wrote an op-ed for "the washington post" saying she was picked to go on to five sunday talk shows because mrs. clinton had a grueling week because of the attack. as i say, franklin roosevelt had a pretty grueling week too. but if you're not up to being able to handle the responsibilities, that says something too. >>brian: about whether you can be an effective president or not. al qaeda on the rise, on the run. we've decimated al qaeda. we've heard it all. in reality, they're all over north africa, coming back in iraq and their presence is seen in afghanistan. what is the message? >> well, i think one message is president obama doesn't get it. i was absolutely stunned in his inaugural address -- stunned to her him use a phrase associated with nevill chamberlain, peace in our time. i'm in london, so it's something people remember here. it is a phrase associated with the appeasement of the nazis in world war ii. and yet president obama used that. he said we were ending a decade of war. obviously the enemy didn'
FOX News
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
? >> shepard: ed henry at the white house. thanks. it looks like the u.s. government will indeed be able to keep paying the bills at least for a few more months. the house of representatives today voted to raise the debt ceiling until the middle of may. senate democrats say they will pass the bill soon and the white house says president obama will not veto it. the debt ceiling is the limit on how much the feds can borrow. republican leaders were refusing to raise it without an equal amount of spending cuts. but the bill they just passed has a new ultimatum for the house and the senate. no budget, no pay. carl cameron in the d.c. newsroom tonight. how is this supposed to break the gridlock? >> hey, shep. it's basically a two-part deal. the first says by april 15th, both the house and the senate each have to pass a budget that balances in 10 years. should either chamber fail then its members paychecks can't be delayed. they can't stop it constitutionally they have to get paid. the other part suspends enforcement of the federal debt limit until may 19th, at which point it will increase retr
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
strong relationships with leaders in governments here and around the world and he has experience in representing our country in fragile and unpredictable circumstances. >> shepard: secretary clinton's appearance on the hill today likely her last as america's top diplomat. today session was calm, compared to the fierce back and forth yesterday when secretary clinton testified about the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, libya. of course, it was a controversy surrounding that attack that sank ambassador susan rice's potential nomination as secretary of state. and left senator kerry the top candidate. today also marked a bit of a strange reversal for the senator because he spent decades serving on the senate foreign relations committee and the last four years chairing it. >> for 29 years, i've sat up on the dais where you aller and kind of looked down at the witnesses and wondered what they're thinking sometimes. as we question them if suddenly i am feeling a lot of sympathy for the folks who sit down here. >> shepard: he need not have worried. his colleagues weren't too tough on hi
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
attempt to undermine the national security of the iranian government by being involved in house churches from 2001 to 2005. >>steve: our state department saying -- quote -- "we called in the iranian authorities to respect mr. abidini's human rights to release him." >>gretchen: media matters waging a war against fox news reportedly using now weapons to protect its founder, according to the daily caller, he gave his okay to buy guns using the group's money. at least one was given to brock's assistant who didn't have a concealed carrying permit but carried it any way. >>brian: president obama talks football and injuries saying -- quote -- "i'm a big football fan. but if i had a son, i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football." does the president have a valid point about the toll the sport takes on players or is this a slap in the face to the game itself? joining us is a former star running back and a tremendous college football analyst. craig, what are your thoughts about the president weighing in on this? >> brian, good morning. first of all, i was glad to hear the pres
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